Bulk trash pickup set for May: Monday pickups this time
Milford officials have announced the schedule for bulk trash pickup. Instead of Wednesdays, pickup days will be on Mondays this time around.
The bulk waste pickup program will start May 2.
All homeowners are asked to honor the schedule and not place bulk waste at the curb any sooner than the Saturday prior to their scheduled pickup, according to a city press release.
Items must be at the curb by 6 a.m. on the scheduled pickup date.
Homeowners must properly prepare and separate the bulky waste, city officials said.
Metal must be separated from burnable items. Yard waste should be placed in disposable containers or bags. Brush and wood must be cut to four-foot lengths and tied in bundles. No more than four passenger car tires may be included in the items set out for collection.
Where possible, similar items should be placed together in containers, which the homeowner wishes to discard. All acceptable items placed at the curb will be taken, including the containers.
Certain items are prohibited from the pickup program. The following items will not be picked up: Batteries, commercial items, logs and stumps, concrete or cement, any item requiring more than two men to pick up, hazardous waste, liquid waste, oil based paint, motor oil, propane tanks, grass clippings, sheetrock and demolition material.
Sheetrock and demolition material must be brought to Waste Conversion, 211 Old Gate Lane, Milford. These items are not accepted at the transfer station.
The schedule for Monday bulk pickups
If your garbage day is Monday, your pickup day will be May 2.
If your garbage day is Tuesday, your pickup day will be May 9.
If your garbage day is Thursday, your pickup day will be May 16.
If your garbage day is Friday, your pickup day will be May 23.
Condominiums registered with a condo association will have their bulk trash pickup on Monday, June 6.
Residents should call the Public Works Office at 203-783-3265, the Monday before their pickup if they have white goods, i.e. – stoves, refrigerators, dishwasher, hot water heater, etc.